Red Wine Viña Cubillo Crianza 2013

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Blend of Tempranillo, Grenache, Mazuela and Graciano aged for 36 months in oak barrels.

Crianza. 36 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 13.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red, Graciano, Mazuela, Tempranillo,
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Availability: In stock

€12.90
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Although it is aged for more than 3 years in wooden vats, Viña Cubillo is the entry-level Spanish red wine of the legendary winery Bodegas López Heredia – Viña Tondonia from DOCa Rioja.

A classic Rioja blend, it is made basically from Tempranillo and Grenache, with a droplet of Mazuela and Graciano.

Harvested was carried out gradually, according to the ripeness level of each plot. Once in the cellar, the grapes were vinified in stainless steel tanks. After that, Viña Cubillo Crianza 2013 was aged for 3 to 4 years in wooden vats with two yearly rackings.

Clarified with egg whites before bottling, this Crianza red wine was finally aged for 24 months in the bottle before hitting the market.

Decant this Rioja red wine 30 minutes before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Viña Cubillo Crianza is medium purple with a garnet rim.

Nose

A wisely crafted blend of Tempranillo, Grenache, Mazuela and Graciano, it showcases aromas of red and black fruit, alongside notes of sweet spices, leather, toast and Havanna cigars over a liquorice background.

Palate

Fresh and light, this red wine from López de Heredia-Viña Tondonia has a seamless texture and an excellent balance. The toasted notes are more prominent on the palate, enlivened by hints of wild berries, some vegetal remembrances and a classy touch of tobacco. Savoury tannins, excellent acidity and long finish.

Our personal opinion

Well-crafted and easy-to-drink this Viña Cubillo Crianza 2013 truly squares the circle. Pair with cured meats or casseroles.

OTHER VINTAGES

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2012:

Enterwine 92. Parker 93. J. Suckling 95.

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2011:

Enterwine 91. Parker 92. J. Suckling 95.

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2010:

Enterwine 91. Parker 93. Tim Atkin 91.

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2009:

Enterwine 91. Parker 92.

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2008:

Parker 92. Enterwine 90.

Viña Cubillo Crianza 2007:

Parker 91+.

Year 2013
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 36
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 65%, Garnacha 25%, Mazuela 5%, Graciano 5%.
Pairings Alone, Birds, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with meat, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Vegetables, Vegitables sauces
Taste Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
Reviews
2 Reviews
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This wine is not only cheap. It is excellent. A crossbreed of Bordeaux and Burgundy.
Review by (Posted on 2 August 2018)
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Amazing Rioja quality for the money.
Review by (Posted on 12 June 2018)
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